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Central Coast California road trip L.A-Salinas

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by ixchel79eh 11 hours ago

Hi all, in mid-April my family and I are traveling from Los Angeles to Salinas. Our plan is to take PCH and stay at Morro Bay the first night. That first day we will go to Santa Barbara, Pismo Beac...

Dinner in Carmel for a vegan plus one?

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by poot 2 years ago

I'd like to llearn about what Carmel has to offer a vegan. One vegetarian and one vegan would like a fine dinner, something on a par with Lucques or Zuni, in the village of Carmel. A place with a g...

Passionfish at Pacific Grove

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by sarafinadh 2 years ago

We dined at Passionfish last night and had a lovely meal. They are such a staple in Pacific Grove and I noticed that there are no recent reviews. I've been here 3 times in the last year. They alwa...

PigWizard, Monterey

PattyC
by PattyC 7 months ago

More local food news http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/food_blog/il-grillo-brings-on-brandon-miller-as-new-executive-chef/article_3832ee46-af2b-11e8-9483-5bb999bce8f7.html Not in Carmel ...

Los Tamales Poblanos in Oceano (and Old Monterey Market)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On the drive down to the chowdown at La Simpatia, I took the coast route passing through Pismo Beach and Oceano to do a little chow-spotting. The most exciting development was Los Tamales Poblanos ...

Restaurant for 18 people in Pebble Beach area

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by mpbagley 1 year ago

Hi - we are going to be taking my husband's office staff out to dinner in early April (we are staying at The Lodge in Pebble Beach) and would like a restaurant which offers a varied menu - seafood,...

Almighty Kombucha | Monterey - Pacific Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

Noticed on Almighty Kombucha's FB page that it has returned to the Monterey Peninsula's farmers markets as of a month ago. I had a chance to sample a few flavors during its run last summer. The kom...

Monterey's The Wharf Marketplace Closing March 15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Sad to see today's announcement that The Wharf Marketplace will close as of Thursday, March 15. This flyer is good for 20% off select items.

Beach House at Lovers Point, Pacific Grove

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by curiousgeo 1 year ago

We’ve walked by this restaurant many times on our morning walks along the Coastal Trail. We’re looking at a possible rental a short walk away and was wondering how the food is there. It’s a great s...

SF - LA US 1

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by IronStomach 2 years ago

I know there is a big landslide in Monterey, but still, I have already booked everything for a late September, early October road trip SF ---> LA along US 1. Looking for recommendations of "not-to...

Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I dropped in for lunch al fresco at Alvarado Street Brewery & Grill in downtown Monterey. I've been wanting to try it since hearing that local celebrity chef, Brandon Miller, has taken up...

Happy Hour @ Tarpy's Roadhouse | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week I had a chance to try happy hour at Tarpy's Roadhouse with a colleague after a meeting downtown. It used to be a regular lunch stop, but a few years have passed since the last visit. I'm ...

Good "cheap"/ inexpensive eats in the Monterey area.

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by thechez5 4 years ago

I will be going on a road trip from Los Angeles to Monterey next weekend. I'll be stopping at Big Sur Bakery for lunch and grabbing some drinks at Nepenthe (only because I love the view there). Sho...

Local king salmon in Monterey area

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by vesper9 1 year ago

Looking for local (CA) wild king salmon in the Monterey/Pacific Grove/Carmel area... Sea Harvest only had Oregon king salmon, I will call Phil's Market later today. Any other places to call/look at...

20th Annual Turkish Festival, Aug 5 & 6, Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Yesterday we noticed this banner flying in downtown Monterey promoting the 20th annual Turkish Festival to be held August 5 & 6 at Custom House Plaza. Some how I've never managed to attend this and...

Water and Leaves | Fisherman's Wharf - Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A month ago I had a chance to see what's new on Fisherman's Wharf and checked out Water and Leaves for a morning coffee. https://www.chowhound.com/post/carmel-monterey-report-1036614 Offering a mo...

Family road tripping in Monterey/Pacific Grove/Cambria/Santa Barbara - Looking to finalize our food itinerary!

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by jacolis 2 years ago

Hi all, Doing some research for a trip driving down Highway 1 from SFO to LAX. Need to fill in a few gaps with dining suggestions for our itinerary below. We are a family of four with two adve...

Monterey Fisherman’s Wharf Chowder Ranking

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Monday was gorgeous so Mom and I headed to Fisherman’s Wharf for a stroll and lunch. Must be at least 10 years since I last walked on this pier, I think. Nowadays the restaurants having hawkers o...

Monterey California

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by fat potato 2 years ago

We are going to be in Monterey July 5th through 9th and are looking for nice restaurant for couple. Does not need to be fancy as long as it is good.